This Website was Launched February 1, 2017.
Did you work at the Standard or Standard Triumph
 – at Canley, Radford, Banner Lane, Allesley, Tile Hill, Western Avenue (London), Bordesley Green (Birmingham), Speke (Liverpool), Berkeley Square (London) or any of the associated sites/companies associated with Triumph? If so we’d love to hear from you to build a database of names associated with the Standard and Triumph company. Read More HERE.

To add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link below.
Please add the surname first.
Use the format: SmithJohn in the name field, then add a description; here you can include a role, location, service dates etc plus any other information you think may be of interest, finishing with your name (you may be submitting on behalf of a family member). Don’t worry how much – or little – you write in the description box – everything helps!
PLEASE NOTE: By using the ‘submit name’ element on the site we DO NOT get any record of you or your email and sometimes we’d love to get in touch with you, but we can’t! Please either drop your email details on the entry (don’t worry we won’t publish that) or a separate email to say ‘hello’.
Thank you.

List of Names

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There are currently 2042 names in this directory

Please select a letter from the index (above) to see entries

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We’d love you to get involved with this project. You can email us your info to or post a name directly on the ‘submit name’ link.

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February 2018 Update:
After a great effort in November, December and January, the archive has now over 2,000 name entries and with over 270 articles on the site. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

Thank you for all the submissions in the database. In addition some people have articles, info, memories and photos. We’ll show everything, that comes in, at some point soon, please bear with us. We still need more… Email your stories today!

Would you like to contribute regularly to the site? Let us know.

NB. Due to SPAM attacks registration to the site is currently suspended. Genuine people please get in touch via email. Thank you.

NEW: Recognise Anyone? A selection of people we need your help identifying. CLICK HERE


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  • E A Bowers – Sister-in-Charge - Mrs. E. A. Bowers, S.R.N., 0.H.N.C., has been appointed Senior Sister-in-Charge of Surgeries, Coventry factories.
  • 1936 – Key Figures - A superb period photo showing pre-war Triumph management.
  • Martin and Peter Cox – Development Engineers - The million mile brothers.
  • Alice Kearton – Sister-in-Charge - Representatives from various factory sections attended the retirement presentation to Sister Alice Kearton, Sister-in-Charge of Coventry Surgeries.
  • Jack Kearton – Jigmaker - Jack Kearton, a jigmaker in 12A Shop, Canley, came to Coventry from South Wales in the 1920s. He found work as a machinist and then worked on testing Dolomites at the old Triumph works for eight years. He did not join Standard Triumph, however, until during the last war.
  • Les Surman – Head Groundsman - The Keeper of the Turf A Sermon in Stone might, with due apology to Shakespeare, be an apt description of the Head Groundsman refusing to allow play to begin on one of his excellent wickets until he reckons it’s dry enough. For Les Surman, who ever since the sad death of Dick Marshall, has been in …
  • Diane Rogers – Production Control Procedures and Administration - Diane Rogers, secretary to Joe Brown at Coventry, received  nursery gifts.
  • Bill Wooldridge – Final Finish - (Little Bill) Bill Wooldridge (68), and his wife, left for a six months’ holiday in Australia last month after both had retired after long service.
  • Harry Edwards – 50 Years Service - Harry Edwards was born in Kingswinford, Staffordshire, but eventually moved to Coventry. In 1922 he joined Standard Triumph at Cash’s Lane and worked in the Drawing Office for two years under the supervision of Mr Cowdell.
  • Wal Horsfall – Sheetmetal Worker - Wal Horsfall started as a sheetmetal worker in the old farm buildings at Canley. After some years he moved to the Press Shop. In 1937 he was made a chargehand in the Bonnet Shop, whilst Joe Cappleman as chargehand on petrol tanks.

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